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CT Tech Talks
Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack Highlights Need for IT Security Planning - CT Tech Talks
Join us for an informative discussion around the recent cyber attacks including the Colonial Pipeline. Charles IT's Founder & CEO Foster Charles and Finance & Operations Manager Sal Marino discuss common missteps businesses make that put themselves in the position to be vulnerable to an attack like the Colonial Pipeline. Foster and Sal will break down some cybersecurity frameworks that are beneficial to organizations that may have a head start on cybersecurity best practices, as well as those that are just starting out. Learn how to better prepare your business for a potential attack and reduce costly down time.
The Impact of AI on Society in the Next 20 Years
Dr. Steve Shwartz will explain how AI works and why we do not need to worry about evil robots trying to exterminate us or turn us into pets. He will discuss how AI will impact society in many ways in the coming years, and will cover AI-enhanced weapons of war, threats to our privacy, how AI can increase discrimination, and the impact of AI on employment.
UConn Tech Park webinar
Learn how UConn Engineering and Tech Park focus on establishing new industry partnerships that take advantage of unique campus capabilitiies. Professor Pamir Alpay (UConn School of Engineering – SoE) will provide a glimpse into the inner workings of UConn’s hi-tech Tech Park, its remarkable capabilities, industrial partnerships, and federal programs with the US Navy and the Air Force. He will also share the educational mission of UConn’s SoE and describe its initiatives in manufacturing, sustainability, energy, and cybersecurity. UConn Engineering and Tech Park maintain a keen focus on establishing new industry partnerships that take advantage of unique capabilities on campus. Through the diverse expertise of 14 cross-disciplinary applied research centers and new academic/industry partnerships, UConn Tech Park provides the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to industrial problems while promoting economic growth in Connecticut. The state-of-the-art instrumentation at UConn Tech Park is valued at over $45M and includes some of the world’s most powerful electron microscopes, metal and plastic 3D printers, X-ray tomography and fluorescence, and other equipment for advanced manufacturing, robotics/automation, and reverse engineering.
Cybersecurity - Is Your Business Ready?
Learn to meet new cybersecurity requirements to help make your business more competitive and eliminate crash implementation needs. The Federal government has enacted a new requirement that almost all businesses must meet to contract with the DoD. This new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) qualification must be met by most providers of products/components and/or services for the DoD at ANY subcontracting tier.